Recent News

Nov 21, 2018

News Scan for Nov 21, 2018

Pork roll Listeria cluster
Thanksgiving with a side of norovirus
Saudi MERS case
Dengue case in Florida
Oct 04, 2018
Raw burger and ham

FSIS recalls beef, ham in Salmonella, Listeria outbreaks

Fifty-seven people have fallen ill with salmonellosis, while Listeria has caused 1 death.

Jul 06, 2018

News Scan for Jul 06, 2018

Polio in Afghanistan, Somalia
Pregnancy and flu
CDC reports more Cyclospora illnesses
Frozen veggie Listeria outbreak in Europe
Apr 26, 2018

News Scan for Apr 26, 2018

Modified FMD virus
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Midwest measles
Rotavirus patterns
Listeria and soft cheese
CWD not spread to monkeys
Apr 25, 2018

Food Outbreak Scan for Apr 25, 2018

Dozens more lettuce E coli cases
Listeria in South Africa
Apr 09, 2018

News Scan for Apr 09, 2018

MERS case in Saudi Arabia
Listeria tied to cantaloupes
Apr 04, 2018

News Scan for Apr 04, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
Global flu ebbs
Lassa fever in Nigeria
South Africa Listeria lab evidence
Mar 29, 2018

News Scan for Mar 29, 2018

Flu vaccine and pertussis
Yellow fever in Brazil
Listeria in South Africa
Family meningitis spread
H5N6 in Finland, Slovakia
Mar 20, 2018

News Scan for Mar 20, 2018

More MERS in Saudi Arabia
Nigeria Lassa outbreak
Latest global flu status
South Africa Listeria probe expands
Mar 05, 2018

News Scan for Mar 05, 2018

Avian flu in poultry
Yellow fever in travelers
Source of Listeria outbreak
US antibiotic-resistance funds

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Gelbicova T, Zobanikova M, Tomastikova Z, et al. An outbreak of listeriosis linked to turkey meat products in the Czech Republic, 2012-2016. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Jun 18)

Jackson KA, Gould LH, Hunter JC, et al. Listeriosis outbreaks associated with soft cheeses, United States, 1998-2014. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Apr 26)

Lee S, Chen Y, Gorski L, et al. Listeria monocytogenes source distribution analysis indicates regional heterogeneity and ecological niche preference among serotype 4b clones. mBio 2018 Apr 17;9(2):e00396-18

Maurella C, Gallina S, Ru G, et al. Outbreak of febrile gastroenteritis caused by Listeria monocytogenes 1/2a in sliced cold beef ham, Italy, May 2016. Euro Surveill 2018 Mar 8;23(10):pii=17-00155

Ranjbar R, Halaji M. Epidemiology of Listeria monocytogenes prevalence in foods, animals and human origin from Iran: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Public Health 2018 (published online Aug 23)

Salama M, Amitai Z, Ezernitchi AV, et al. Surveillance of listeriosis in the Tel Aviv District, Israel, 2010-2015. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Jan 8)

Schjorring S, Lassen SG, Jensen T, et al. Cross-border outbreak of listeriosis caused by cold-smoked salmon, revealed by integrated surveillance and whole genome sequencing (WGS), Denmark and France, 2015 to 2017. Euro Surveill 2017 Dec 14;22(50):pii=17-00762

Wang Y, Pettengill JB, Pightling A, et al. Genetic diversity of Salmonella and Listeria isolates from food facilities. J Food Prot 2018 Dec;81(12)

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